Saturday March 28th, 2015
Saturday March 28th, 2015

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Voting starts

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  /   in Elections 2015, News 2:34 pm

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar cast his vote in the Presidential/Nati Read More →

Mass turn out greets election in Bauchi

Voters from an Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Maiduguri queue to get registered for Nigeria's presidential elections in Maiduguri on March 28, 2015. Polling stations opened in Nigeria today, the electoral commission said, as voters went to the polls to elect a new president in what is being seen as the closest campaign in the country's history.  AFP PHOTO

  /   in Elections 2015, News

In Bauchi , there was large turnout of voters at polling centres across in state and accreditation commenced as early as 8.0 Read More →

Amaechi refuses accreditation, says result sheets missing

BRIEFING: Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State  during a Press briefing on poltically motivated violence and deaths in Rivers State. yesterday. Photo: Nwankpa Chijioke.

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Governor Chibuike Amaechi Saturday morning refused to be accredited for the elections in his Ubima ward, Ikwerre local govern Read More →

Oshiomhole expresses shock as soldiers block INEC officials

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Following reports that accredited INEC officials were restricted and stopped by some soldiers from conducting their lawful duties in parts of Edo North, Governor Adams Oshiomhole said the report is shocking as electoral officials should not be restricted on their own day. Read More →

Election: Commonwealth observers’ interim report out on Monday


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Commonwealth Observer Group said on Saturday that it would issue an interim statement on the Presidential and National Assemb Read More →

Explosion: NYSC urges corps members to remain calm


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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged corps members participating in the Presidential and National Assembly elect Read More →

Business View All →

Ebonyi records huge number of teenage hawkers in Nigeria —Ogbonna Says, Ndigbo can’t rule Nigeria now


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It’s quiet unfortunate and shameful that if you are driving along the streets in Lagos particularly on highways and you app Read More →

ICA set to shore up Nigeria’s economy through credit management base


  /   in Business 10:19 pm

The newly elected Institute of Credit Administration President/Chairman of the 3rd Governing Council of the same body and Man Read More →

FG’s local content policy receives major boost

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The local content policy of the Federal Government received a boost Wednesday with the formal handing over of Shell’s equity in OML 29 to a local oil and gas firm, Aiteo, thereby increasing the participation of indigenous companies in the upstream sub-sector of the oil and gas industry. Read More →

Unilever acquires N43bn shares of Nigerian unit

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Unilever is planning to raise its stake in its Nigerian unit to as much as 75 percent to benefit from expected economic growth in Africa’s most populous nation. Read More →

Senate ties NIMASA’s 2015 budget approval to payment of workers’ allowances

File photo: The e-waste-laden ship at the Tin-Can Port Lagos.

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The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has told the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Read More →

Agriculture bears major brunt of Natural disaster — Report


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Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector accordi Read More →

Sports View All →

Christian Chukwu: My father once dubbed me a vagabond for opting for football


  /   in Sports 1:43 am

As you can see, we have started our leagues, which is now growing gradually, and I am sure that before we get to the half-way Read More →

Mashaba vows to compound Eagles woes


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After steering South Africa to a 3-1 defeat of Swaziland, Coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba has boasted that the Super Eagles woul Read More →

Ifeanyi Uba unites ex-internationals, plans for new stadium


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Nnewi, the commercial city of Anambra State was a place to behold last Sunday. It had all the trappings that made it special Read More →

Pinnick spits fire on Eagles: Buckle up or be bundled out!


  /   in Sports 1:22 am

Patriotic fervour, defined by hard –fighting spirit, positive attitude and pride in wearing the green-white-green, was the Read More →

Our football is down – Amokachi confesses


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Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has stated that Nigeria’s football is down, but was confident the future of th Read More →

Star introduces reward platform for football fans

Nigeria supporters celebrate their team's  2-0 win over Ethiopia on January 29, 2013 after a 2013 African Cup of Nations Group C football match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports 11:14 pm

Football fans in Nigeria are anxiously awaiting the debut of a new football platform called Star Football Superfans, which is Read More →

Politics View All →

Jonathan: Uncommon journey to greatness

President Goodluck Jonathan speaks during his visit to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos, on March 12, 2015.  President Jonathan visited the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on March 12, and launched a new online mobile platform, X-Gen, designed to increase local investment. The platform is targetted at increasing the number of local investors in the country and to enable about 30 millions domestic investors have access to the market. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Politics 12:45 am

President Goodluck Jonathan comes across as one of the favourites in tomorrow’s election. Having learnt the ropes as a depu Read More →

Buhari: A consistent alternative

Gen. Muhammadu Buhar

  /   in Politics

Within the span of about 18 years from 1985 to the turn of the century Muhammadu Buhari transformed from a military dictato Read More →

There’ll be no post-election violence— Dr Fasehun


  /   in Politics 1:23 am

Yoruba leadership is never purchased, it is never for sale. And the Yoruba people know their leaders. Read More →

How I’ll revamp Nigeria — Okoye

Presidential Candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Godson Okoye

  /   in Ekiti Elections, Politics

Presidential Candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Barr. Godson Okoye, in this interview spoke on his mission and p Read More →

PDP, APC: Last minutes offensives on the Plateau


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THREE days to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, political parties especially, the Peoples Democratic Party, P Read More →

Election: We Are Headed For Victory, By Adamu Muazu

Jonathan and Muazu

  /   in Politics 10:00 pm

On Saturday, Nigerians will once again troop out in their numbers to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed rights to ele Read More →



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